Manhattan

Junoon: Indian Cusine Fit for Raja in Manhattan’s Flatiron District

Junoon likes to bill itself as a restaurant with “French service, in the family, ­Indian style.” At least that’s how one waiter described it when a local critic recently visited the new outlet in the Flatiron district of Manhattan. The city doesn’t lack for Indian eateries, but Junoon aims for the upscale. The owners obviously pay attention to detail and it shows in the decor. It’s not your typical buffet-style Indian restaurant....

Sebastian Junger’s The Half King: Bar Fare That’s a Cut Above

One of the best things about New York is the wide variety of restaurants and bars in practically every neighborhood. But the restaurant business is notoriously tough, and if you don’t deliver on quality food at good prices, you won’t stay open long. One place that has the formula down is the Half King Bar & Restaurant in Manhattan. It offers bar fare that easily matches the quality of entrees found in higher end restaurants, but at reasonable prices....

Village Prime, Creative, Yet Not Pretentious Steak & Seafood

Village Prime has opened its doors on Bleecker St. n Manhattan’s trendy Greenwich Village on a bet that downtown hipsters and tourists alike will find it’s “creative yet non-pretentious” steak and seafood menu a welcome alternative. The menu is the work of executive chef Rory O’Farrell. He’s a familiar figure to those who follow the New York restaurant scene....